What's new ?
14 May 2021 Scottish Exchequer and other medieval research by Charles Newby Wawn
13 May 2021 Australian Portraits page added
03 May 2021 (after a short break) Bankes Pedigree reinstated
10 September 2008 A letter from Dominique Wawn to (Charles) Montague Wawn in 1933 on family matters.
9 September 2008 - the Wawn Family Records are back ! I must have 'lost' them when the website was last rebuilt :(
16 October 2007 A special version of the Bankes' Pedigree.
8 August 2005 Added photos of Donald Mackay - clipper ship in Australian Shipping Arrivals - with thanks to Mike Wawn.
3 August 2005 Added photos of Frederick Middlemost Wawn's Memorial at Menen Gate, Ypres, Belgium (taken August 2004)
27 July 2005 The Smith Diaries - these are diaries of the Smith family from 1700's, kindly shared by Sheila Gale.
20 June 2005 Added photos of Wawn graves from
Cheltenham Pioneer Cemetery - Melbourne - Robert & Susannah Wawn and others
Brighton Cemetery - John James Wawn and others
20 May 2005 Added photos of Capt William Twizell Wawn's grave - Rookwood, Sydney - Dec 2004
Added photos of WWII service memorials at Rookwood Necropolis, Dec 2004
20 May 2005 Fixed broken links caused by capitalisation in file names
- reportedly the original seat of the Wawn family.
Discovered the final resting place of Samuel & Mary Wawne, otherwise, it's lots of pictures of churches (which all start to look the same after a while)
I still haven't done any work on this project for almost 2 years. :(
11 May 2003 Still trying to do some work on the family information when possible.
Some other commitments continue to get in my way. Email me
for updates !
7 October 2002 Birth of James Wann - 1793, Paisley, Scotland - our oldest ancestral record !
Marriage of 'Mary Wanns' (sister of the 'four brothers'), Scotland 1880
More Australian Servicemen in WWII added.
Updated the Australian Section in general.
30 September 2002 Tidied up some graphics, thumbnails and broken links.
I know some of them are still broken ... sorry....Frontpage is crap !
29 September 2002 Australian Servicemen in WWII added
Captain Cook - a wood screw steamer owned by Robert Wawn 1903-4
(b 1843 Tullyard, d 1827 Sydney)
28 September 2002 Update - I have finally embarked on a project to organise all of my source
information and create a complete comprehensive database of 'Wawn'
entries (there are a lot of them !). This will probably take about 3-4 months, so
check back in January !
30 August 2002 Finally, this page is on the search engine for www.msn.com !
It's taken a year to finally get on a search engine !
29 August 2002 Links Page added
26 August 2002 Details of Irish research and new Australian pages
Added 'Work in Progress' section and started reorganisation.
17 August 2002 Scotland - births, Deaths and Marriages - 1553-1901
10 August 2002 1881 Census - England - National Surnames Index
18 July 2002 I now have a copy of William Twizell Wawn's 'South Sea Islands' 1893 !!!
18 July 2002 Smaller and faster graphics restored to all pages.
Hopefully it all works again now.
6 July 2002 England - Wills - complete index 1858-1930
Wills cross referenced to Death index for 1858-1920.
6 July 2002 The Great Card Index - index at SoG, London
6 July 2002 The Bernau Index - index at SoG, London
24 June 2002 William Twizell Wawn's Epitaph from Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney.